Community

SLIDESHOW: Parade of pumpkin carvings

Abbotsford readers share their Halloween creations

  • Oct 31, 2019

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

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Highstreet Tree Lighting
West Coast Christmas Show
Christmas comes to Highstreet with tree lighting celebration
Abbotsford Halloween Pumpkins

Archway honours those who make Abbotsford ‘a better place to live’

Community Builders’ Awards presented to 3 individuals and 2 businesses

  • Oct 30, 2019

VIDEO: UFV students, staff celebrate Métis Awareness Day in Chilliwack

Jigging, carving and storytelling all part of day of learning Métis culture

Colouring book aims to help Syrian refugees learn about Surrey

400 copies of the book have been distributed to agencies throughout Surrey, with demand for more

Abbotsford school is a ‘Halloween Hero’ for UNICEF

Harry Sayers Elementary participates in new campaign for humanitarian organization

Touch a Truck event raises almost $2,500 for Archway Food Bank

Event at Abbotsford Centre also collects 1,100 pounds of food

  • Oct 29, 2019

Abbotsford family gets into the Halloween spirit

Blais family display collects food bank donations

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Rudy Baerg leaves rich musical history in Abbotsford

Founder of Valley Festival Singers dies at age 87

  • Oct 28, 2019

Here’s what you need to know about dementia, and ways to reduce your risk

Research indicates there are things we can do to reduce the risk of developing dementia

  • Oct 28, 2019

Book tells tale of how B.C. office fax led to U.S. con man

Island man spent a few years tracking down victims listed on faxes

Human rights lawyer speaks about Palestine-Israel conflict

Jonathan Kuttab presents at UFV in Abbotsford on Monday, Oct. 28

  • Oct 26, 2019

Poppy campaign supports veterans and bursaries

Abbotsford legion has now begun annual poppy sales

  • Oct 25, 2019

Recycling program holds pumpkin-decorating day

Free event in Abbotsford takes place Saturday, Oct. 26

  • Oct 25, 2019

VIDEO: Abbotsford students bring ‘buddy bench’ to Clearbrook Elementary

New bench will help to fight loneliness amongst students and help build friendships

Kids get free pizza for breakfast, thanks to Abbotsford restaurant

Pizza Garden holds giveway on Thursday, Oct. 24

  • Oct 23, 2019

Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre in Abbotsford could use a boost

Non-profit centre launches online campaign to raise money for upgrades

  • Oct 19, 2019

Expert in sustainable communities to speak at UFV in Abbotsford

Gerben van Straaten presents Mission: Earth First on Friday, Oct. 18

  • Oct 18, 2019